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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Press Release - GeoScienceWorld (GSW) announces the release of the new GeoScienceWorld eBook Collections - ebooks.geoscienceworld.org - on the HighWire Open Platform. The new site is dedicated to the study of the earth sciences, containing books from 10 leading society publishers.

The GSW eBook Collections is cross searchable and interlinked with 120,000 articles in GSW's Millennium and Archive Journals Collections and 3.3-million records from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI)'s GeoRef database. 713 book titles are available now with a total of 1,050 expected by the end of summer 2014.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Needham, Massachusetts & Redwood City, California - 5 June 2014 -- The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. and HighWire Press, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of the complete suite of JBJS titles on the HighWire Open Platform:  The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (jbjs.org), JBJS Case Connector, JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques, and JBJS Reviews.

Friday, May 30, 2014

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by Gabrielle Karampelas

Stanford, CA - May 30, 2014 -- HighWire Press, a technology service provider to influential scholarly publishers and an auxiliary unit of Stanford University Libraries, announced today it has received a significant equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The new partnership enables HighWire to further its investment in strategic initiatives and digital innovations in Internet-based publishing.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Book cover: Franco Moretti, "Distant Reading"

Salon interviewed Stanford professor Franco Moretti, whose Distant Reading (2013) recently won the National Book Critics Circle award for criticism: “As a literary critic who says he aims to study books without actually reading them, Franco Moretti has positioned himself as an iconoclast."

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